Youth programs, get a head start!
More than 100,000 new businesses are started each year in Ontario, 40 percent of them by young people 25-34 and 16 percent by youth under 25. If you're young and interested in exploring the possibility of going into business for yourself, either now or in the future, we can help. Because the more business skills you gain, the greater the chance of business success.
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Futurpreneur Canada (formerly Canadian Youth Business Foundation-CYBF) is a national charity providing pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help you start your own successful business. Futurpreneur Canada supports businesses of all kinds - skilled trades, technology, retail, services, and everything in between. Futurpreneur Canada lends young entrepreneurs (18-39) up to $45,000 for their start-up. Additional financing may be available through Futurpreneur Canada's partnership with the Business.
For more information, visit the Futurpreneur website
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